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Facebook, Instagram To Fight Election Meddling With Location Labels
Sometimes it can be hard to find out where a post on social media could be coming from. In the recent years, we’ve seen how some foreign entities have attempted to disrupt elections in another country by spreading misinformation using fake accounts and pages to make it seem like the post originated from the country the election is taking place in.

Latest Opera Update Offers Direct Access To Instagram On Your Desktop
If you’re the sort of person who loves keeping social media platforms like Facebook open on their browser tab while they’re on their computer, then Opera’s latest update might be worth checking out. This is because in the latest version of Opera, the company is providing users with a one-click direct access to Instagram.

Court Rules That Photos Posted On Instagram Can Be Freely Shared
Usually when using a photo taken by someone else, it is polite to give credit where credit is due, and generally it’s better to ask for permission first. But the question is, does this apply to all platforms? Is there a difference if you were to share a photo posted on Instagram versus a photo taken from the photographer’s website?

Instagram’s New Stickers Want To Help Small Businesses During The COVID-19 Crisis
The problem with a lot of small businesses is that they typically do not have the same cashflow as bigger conglomerates. This means that in times of crisis like the one we are facing now with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, there are many small businesses that are forced to suspend their operations, and might not have enough cash on hand to sustain them for the coming months.

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Instagram For Web Now Supports Direct Messages
When it comes to Instagram, the best experience is usually on the phone. However, there are times when it might not be so convenient to always check your phone, which is why Instagram also has a web version. Unfortunately, for the most part, Instagram for the web has always felt like a crippled experience.

You Will Soon Be Able To Add Apple Music To Instagram Stories
A couple of years ago, Instagram introduced a new feature that allowed users to add music to their Stories. Some of the music sources that Instagram users could choose from included Spotify and Pandora. Missing from that list was Apple Music, but that could change soon, according to a recent sighting in the iOS 13.4.5 beta.

Instagram Launches New Video Chat Feature To Encourage Users To Stay At Home
The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis with the coronavirus outbreak, and one of the ways to help prevent further spread of the virus is by staying at home and practicing social distancing. This is done to help lessen the burden on healthcare workers and hospitals, many of whom are currently under immense stress.

Instagram Testing Messages That Can Disappear
It’s safe to say that Snapchat helped to popularize features like disappearing messages, where users can send messages that would automatically delete itself after a set period of time. Instagram later “borrowed” this feature when they launched Stories, and now it looks like the company is looking at other implementations of the feature.

Facebook Testing Cross-Platform Stories Sharing To Instagram
Facebook and Instagram both have the Stories feature, and for a while now, users on Instagram who post Stories have the option to also share it onto Facebook. However, for whatever odd reason, the reverse isn’t possible. This means that if you post Stories onto Facebook, you can’t share it onto Instagram.

Instagram Explains Why There Is Still No iPad App Yet
These days, it’s not uncommon to see that when developers create apps for the iPhone, they also create one for the iPad, unless there is a very specific reason why the app might not necessarily be suited for the tablet. However, for years, many have been scratching their heads as to why Instagram is still not available for the iPad, at least natively.

Instagram Now Makes It Easier To Manage Who You Follow
If you’ve been using Instagram for a long time, there’s a chance that you will end up following a bunch of people over the years. Some of the people you follow may have stopped posting since you followed them, or some of them might no longer post content that you are interested in, and thus you interact with them less and less.

Instagram Drops IGTV Button From The App
Instagram is a great way to share photos and videos, but due to limitations, the duration of the videos uploaded to Instagram are capped. This is also why Instagram decided to launch IGTV, a spin-off platform in which it would be dedicated towards longer form videos, perhaps in a bid to better compete with the likes of YouTube.

Instagram Reportedly Fact-Checking Photoshopped Images On Its Platform
Instagram is a platform where users share photos. It is also where photographers and other creatives use it as a medium where they can showcase their portfolio to prospective clients. However, it seems that it could soon get a lot trickier for some to use the platform in that manner.

Instagram Now Supports Direct Messaging On Web
Instagram is mostly used by smartphone users. However, while working or just being active on the desktop, it can be quite annoying to pick up your smartphone and respond to Instagram messages.So, to make it convenient, Instagram will roll out direct messaging support on the web version as well.You can already do a lot of things on the web version but you did not have the ability to send direct […]